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Daniel-Cruz-214x300Florida Highway Patrol trooper Daniel Cruz was severely injured on December 10 in a crash that reportedly involved a drunk driver. The driver was identified as John Bencosme of northwest Miami-Dade.

Bencosme, 26, faces multiple charges, including driving under the influence and DUI causing serious bodily injury. He was released on bond on Sunday. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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Sheldon-McDonald-229x300Broward County Charter School Employee Sheldon McDonald was arrested on December 7 for allegedly performing oral sex on a 15-year-old boy.

McDonald, 34, taught math in grades 6 to 8 at Everest Charter School. He was charged with promoting sexual performance of a minor under 16 and was held on $5,000 bond. He has since bonded out of jail. A judge ordered him not to have any contact with minors in a private setting.

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Zachary-Immler-193x300Officer Zachary Immler of Boca Raton, Florida was arrested on December 5 for his involvement in a grand theft investigation that began in October.

Immler, 31, faces grand theft charges and was booked into jail. He was later released on his own recognizance. The press did not say if he has hired an attorney.

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pills-300x197A pharmacist operating in New Port Richey, Florida as well as seven other individuals pleaded guilty last month to a compounding pharmacy fraud scheme, resulting in the forfeiture of various real properties, cars, and a 50-foot boat.

By the end of the scheme, which lasted about 3 years, the total value generated by the scheme was over $100 million.

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Michael-“Mikey”-Arana-241x300Michael Arana, a bodyguard for pop star Justin Bieber, was arrested in Miami on November 30 for allegedly causing a car crash while under the influence of alcohol that injured two Miami-Dade police officers.

Arana, 32, faces multiple charges, including leaving the scene of an accident, DUI causing property damage or injury, and driving under the influence. He bonded out of jail on Thursday afternoon. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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